NA Digest Monday, January 3, 2011 Volume 11 : Issue 01

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From: Victor Eijkhout <>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 10:13:14 -0600
Subject: New Book, Intro to High Performance Sci Comp

I've released a book based on my scientific computing course:

Downloads are free, and the printed copy is very affordable.



From: "David R. Kincaid" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 17:49:17 -0600 (CST)
Subject: New Book, Linear Algebra, 2nd Ed, Cheney-Kincaid

Announcing the December 29th publication by Jones & Bartlett
Learning of

LINEAR ALGEBRA, Theory and Applications, 2nd Edition
by Ward Cheney and David Kincaid

This undergraduate textbook is intended for students in science,
engineering, and business (who are primarily interested in
applications) as well as to mathematics students (who wish to
acquire a mastery of theoretical linear algebra). The authors
were motivated by their desire to create a flexible book for
serving diverse groups of students as well as instructors and
professionals with various and differing interests and

For more information, please see


From: "Dr. Mahdavi Amiri" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 10:29:51 +0330
Subject: CFP, 4thOR Conference, Iran, May 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS, 4th International Conference of Iranian
Operations Research Society (4thOR), May 18-19, 2011,
Rasht, Iran, Department of Mathematics, University of Guilan

SCOPE: The 4thOR conference focuses on the new advances and
research results in the fields of Operations Research. The
conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers
and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world.

CONFERENCE TOPICS: Combinatorial Optimization, Data Envelopment
Analysis, Fuzzy Optimization, Game Theory, Heuristic Algorithms,
Integer Programming, Linear Optimization, Mathematical Modeling
in Operations Research, Multiple Criteria Decision Making,
Network Optimization, Non-linear Optimization, Operations
Research Softwares, Optimization over Cones, Robust Optimization,
Simulation and Queuing Theory, Stochastic Optimization.

PLENARY and CONTRIBUTED TALKS: The conference will have several
plenary talks by leading researchers of the field. Each accepted
contributed talk will be allotted a 20 minute talk. Authors
wishing to speak should submit an extended abstract via the
conference WEB page by Feb. 1st, 2011.

Deadline for abstract submission: Feb. 1st, 2011.
Notification of acceptance: March 10, 2011.
Deadline for early registration: March 14, 2011.
Conference begins on May 18 and ends May 19, 2011. , or


From: Andres Iglesias <>
Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2011 22:33:30 +0100
Subject: CASA'2011: Extended Deadline, Spain, Jun 2011

Ninth International Workshop on Computer Algebra Systems and
Their Applications, CASA'2011
20-23 June 2011, University of Cantabria, Santander (SPAIN)

Conference web site:

Due to numerous requests, we have extended CASA'2011 submission
deadline for full papers.

New Submission Deadline: January 31st. 2011

* January 31, 2011: Full paper submission deadline (extended)
* March 18, 2011: Notification of Acceptance
* April 15, 2011: Camera Ready Papers and Pre-registration
* June 20-23, 2011: Conference in Santander, Spain

All accepted papers will be published by IEEE Computer Society
Press. In addition, the accepted papers will be scheduled for
oral presentation. Submission implies the willingness of at
least one of the authors to register and present the paper. See
the web page for paper submission instructions.

For further inquiries and information about procedures, paper
submission, registration, location, international program
committee and so on, please visit the workshop web site at:


From: Jon Rubin <>
Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2011 17:56:18 -0500
Subject: CNS*2011: Comp Neuroscience Conf, Sweden, Jul 2011

CNS*2011: Twentieth Annual International Computational
Neuroscience Conference
Main conference: July 24-26th, 2011
Tutorials: July 23rd, 2011
Workshops: July 27-28th, 2011

Stockholm, Sweden

Conference theme: "Neuronal network structure and dynamics in
function and dysfunction"


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 14, 2011 (11 PM PT, USA)

Submissions can include experimental, model-based, as well as
more abstract theoretical approaches to understanding
neurobiological computation. We especially encourage research
that mixes experimental and theoretical studies. We also accept
papers that describe new technical approaches to theoretical and
experimental issues in computational neuroscience or relevant
software packages.

INVITED SPEAKERS: Ivan Soltesz, USA; Peter Tass, Germany;
Anders Lansner, Sweden


From: Pamela Bye <>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 04:43:22 -0500
Subject: IMA Maths in Defence 2011, UK, Oct 2011

Call for Papers Mathematics in Defence 2011
20th October 2011, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Joint
Services Command and Staff, College, Shrivenham, Swindon, UK

This will be the second Mathematics in Defence conference--the
first, held in 2009, was attended by over 160 delegates from a
range of organisations including QinetiQ, Dstl, Thales, the IMA,
the MoD, academic establishments and international parties.
Proceedings of the conference are available at

The conference will cover the following themes: Data analysis:
data and text mining, data fusion, information visualization,
multidimensional data analysis; Modelling and Estimation:
electromagnetic models, estimation theory, Markov models,
non-linear models, mathematical models, simulation; Operational
Analysis: cost benefit analysis, counter-terrorism, risk
management, intelligence analysis, behaviour analysis; Security:
cryptography and coding, security systems, secure communications;
Signal Processing: adaptive processing, computer vision, digital
signal processing, distributed sensor processing, emitter
location, image processing, signal enhancement, super-resolution,
synthetic aperture radar, time series analysis; Statistical
Methods: Bayesian techniques, classification, detection,
identification, Markov models, Monte Carlo methods, particle
filters, pattern recognition.

Registration will be open January 2011:

A 300-500 word abstract should be submitted by 30th April 2011.
Authors will be advised of acceptance by 31st May 2011.


From: Ligang Liu <>
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2010 09:35:23 -0500
Subject: Faculty Position in Math at Zhejang University, China

Zhejiang University
Department of Mathematics

As an integral part of Zhejiang University, one of the top
universities in China, the Department of Mathematics
( engages in outstanding
research in mathematics, both pure and applied, and anticipates a
significant growth in the next few years. In particular, the
Department will have a number of open positions in all areas of
mathematics. The ranks are open and the starting date for each
position may be flexible. Excellence is essential in both
research and teaching, and it is expected that the successful
candidates at the junior level have some experience beyond the

The salary will be competitive and housing assistance or
subsidiaries will be provided.

All applications must be supported by at least three letters of
recommendation. The screening of applications will begin on
December 26, 2010. Applications will be evaluated
continuously. Representatives of the Department will be present
at the 2011 Joint Mathematics Meetings during Jan. 6-9, 2011 in
New Orleans (Table 167):

All application materials should be sent to preferably by email

Dr./Mr. Chuanhou Gao
Hiring Committee
Department of Mathematics
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou 310027


Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 08:45:05 +0800
Subject: Faculty Positions in Math/Stat at Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of the top universities in
China, is undertaking a major expansion aimed at becoming one of
the world's leading centers of scientific research. Building a
first-rate Department of Mathematics is an essential part of this
expansion. An ambitious faculty recruitment program, aimed at
attracting several dozens of faculty members at all levels,
including both senior academic leaders and promising young
researchers, will be continued for the next few years. Salary
and start-up packages are competitive with the peer institutions
in China, and at the international level in special cases.

Candidates will be considered at all ranks, and in all major
fields of mathematics, including: algebra and number theory,
analysis, applied and computational mathematics, geometry and
topology, and statistics. Endowed Chair Professorships are
available to senior mathematicians with well-established academic
credentials. Other senior and junior professorships are open to
candidates with exceptional research records or potential.

Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, including a
list of publications, summary of future research plans, and four
letters of reference. Application materials should preferably be
electronically sent to

They can also be mailed to
The Hiring Committee
Department of Mathematics
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai 200240, China.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue
for the next several years.

We will be at the AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans (Jan 6&7,
2011) to interview job applicants. If you are interested in
meeting with us please contact us via email at


Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 10:54:56 +0100
Subject: Dahlquist Research Fellowship at KTH, Sweden

The Dahlquist Research Fellowship is open for applications.
The award will be for full time research in Numerical
Analysis at KTH, Stockholm. The award period is two years.
Last day for application is February 1st, 2011.
More information at
then choose the link CSC International Website

Prof Lennart Edsberg
NA Department, CSC, KTH, Stockholm


From: Lee HyunJin <>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 16:50:22 +0900 (KST)
Subject: Postdoc Position in Math at Kyungpook Nat Univ, Korea

The Department of Mathematics at Kyungpook National University
(KNU) is excited to announce its new Post-Doc program for
WCU(World Class University) Project in Applied Fluid Dynamics.
WCU is higher education subsidy program of Korean government to
upgrade research level of Korean universities by generously
supporting a group of eminent international research scientists.
Professor Juan M. Lopez at Arizona State University who is
prominent in Fluid Dynamics joins our WCU project. It will
continue three years until 2013.

We are soliciting postdoctoral research fellows to participate in
this exciting research program to study in the field of Applied
Fluid Dynamics. Applicants should be strong in Numerical
computation of Partial differential equation. Current research
interests include :

1. Stochastic Fluid Dynamics
2. Surfactant Fluid
3. Turbulence Flow and etc.

All applicants should include the following items:
a. Curriculum vitae
b. Publications list

To apply, send above items electronically to

If you have any questions, feel free to contact at the e-mail
address above.

For more information about WCU Project of Korea, refer to the
KOSEF web-site:

NOTES: Additional Salary Information - This is a one-year
appointment and is renewable. He/she can get an incentive with
their salaries as much as their performances.

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